Iran’s President To Meet With China’s Top Leader

  • Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is expected to pay a state visit to China this week at the request of President Xi Jinping, Beijing confirmed Sunday.
  • The visit, scheduled from Tuesday to Thursday, is Raisi’s first to China since 2021 and is intended to strengthen ties between the two countries, both U.S. rivals.
  • Raisi will meet with Xi and their delegations will sign cooperation documents, according to Iran’s state news agency IRNA. Meeting with Iranian and Chinese business leaders and Iranian expatriates in China is also part of his itinerary, the report added.